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23 August 2016
Last weekend Kleine Gaisl, a mountain in the Italian Dolomites, suffered a series of large rockfalls with a combined volume of about 700,000 cubic metres
15 August 2016
Water started to overtop the Dzongu landslide dam in Sikkim, India yesterday. To date the flow appears to be stable, with the channel widening rather than incising.
13 August 2016
Reports have emerged of a large valley-blocking landslide on the Kanaka River in Sikkim, northern India. A large lake has already started to form.
29 July 2016
The last week has seen the 2016 monsoon cause extensive landsliding across Nepal. To date I have recorded 73 landslide deaths across the country
17 July 2016
A new satellite image and two new videos are available of the enormous Glacier Bay landslide in Alaska, which occurred a few weeks ago
14 July 2016
The Bhote Kosi valley in Nepal has suffered serious damage after the failure of a landslide dam in Tibet. This is the main route between China and Nepal.
29 June 2016
On 23rd June a massive secondary landslide occurred in the Devdoraki Gorge in Georgia, blocking the main road between Georgia and Russia. The landslide is a reactivation of a landslide deposit left in the river after a major landslide sequence in 2014,
25 June 2016
On Thursday night heavy rainfall triggered a peat bog landslide in Galway in the far west of Ireland, blocking a main road.
22 June 2016
On Monday a landslide in Pingle County in Guangxi Zhuang in China buried seven workers at a stone quarry. Rescue operations are ongoing.
15 June 2016
The boulder that came to tea – in Dubrovnik, Croatia, a boulder crashed through the window of a house during heavy rainfall on Monday
8 June 2016
On Friday a landslide occurred in Copiah County in Mississippi, killing two workers. Recovery operations are proving to be difficult.
6 June 2016
In Granbury, Texas a landslide over the weekend is threatening an apartment block, home to 16 families. The cause of the landslide is unclear.
19 May 2016
The Aranayake landslide in Sri Lanka is now thought to have killed about 140 people. Images are becoming available of this complex landslide
13 May 2016
Two new landslide videos have appeared on Youtube, including an impressive rockfall last weekend on Mont Granier in the French Prealps and a smaller collapse at Swimmer’s Delight in California
11 May 2016
In the last few days there has been 3 large landslides in Africa, causing significant losses in Ethiopia, Uganda and Rwanda
10 May 2016
The location of the Chitan hydropower landslide Xinhua now reports that the number of people killed or missing in the Chitan Hydropower landslide on Sunday total 41 people, and that so far 31 bodies have been recovered. A further 13 people were injured, some critically. CCTV has put on Youtube a section of drone footage of the landslide site, showing the ongoing rescue operations: . This view suggests that the …
8 May 2016
Mining in Burma and hydroelectric power in China: two major landslides with familiar causes this weekend
This weekend there have been two deadly landslides that repeat familiar themes: one was associated with mining in Burma (Myanmar) and the other with the construction of facilities to generate hydroelectric power in China
23 April 2016
In Liuliao in soouthern China a rainfall-triggered rockfall struck a primary school on Thursday , injuring more than 20 pupils and teachers.
20 April 2016
Another set of high quality aerial images of several of the landslides triggered by the Kumamoto earthquakes in Japan, as photographed by Asia Air Survey
19 April 2016
Drone footage and high quality images are now becoming available of the Kumamoto Earthquake landslides in Japan. In some cases the landslides appear to be remarkable.